Ben Davis High School Alumni

Indianapolis, Indiana (IN)

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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Honored Military Alumni

Andy Grow
Andy Grow
Class of 1962
Navy, 7 Years

2nd class Torpedoman aboard destroyers. 2 tours in Viet Nam. 1963 and 1965.
Billy Brown
Billy Brown
Class of 1980
Air Force, 7 Years

The legend continues
Bruce McFarland
Bruce McFarland
Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years

Healthcare Administrator for 31 years.
Darrel Scott
Darrel Scott
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years

U.S.M.C. infantry, served on the front lines in Dessert Storm from Dec. 90 to Apr. 91
Dave Lundy
Dave Lundy
Class of 1966
Air Force, 28 Years

6 years active duty, 22 years Air National Guard
david moors
david moors
Class of 2002
Navy, 5 Years

Served with hm-14, morn ramadi 2 in Iraq. Vfc 1@
David Moors
David Moors
Class of 2002
Navy, 7 Years

Medically seprated due to injuries sustained during service in Iraq on Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Dennis Farnsley
Dennis Farnsley
Class of 1970
Army, 7 Years

Three years South Korea, 2+ years in Germany and 2 years teaching school at Ft. Ben Harrison
Dick Howard
Dick Howard
Class of 1958
Marine Corps, 4 Years

U.S Marine Corps--enough said!!
Semper Fi
Fletcher Spencer
Fletcher Spencer
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

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Gordon Hansen
Gordon Hansen
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served as an aviation logistician from 1968 to 1990. Semper Fi.
Ira C McQuinn, Jr
Ira C McQuinn, Jr
Class of 1955
Army, 20+ Years

US Army Career Military retired with 24 years 1 month 18 days. WW Engineer Equipment Supervoice
Ira C. McQuinn,Jr
Ira C. McQuinn,Jr
Class of 1955
Army, 20+ Years

U.S.Army from June 12, 1955 to July 31, 1979 retired as SFC E7 from Fort Belvoir, Vinginia.
jIM bATES
jIM bATES
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Crew Chief, AC-47, known as "Puff the Magic Dragon",two tours Viet Nam
JIm Bates
JIm Bates
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Decorated Viet Nam Veteran
John D. Masters
John D. Masters
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force Special Operations Command.
Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
Kelly Hill
Kelly Hill
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Now stationed in Kandahar, Afghanistan, (89B) Ammo Specialist, running company level ops. Went into the Army active duty in OCT 1982, served 5 years active and 8 years at the 21 SUPCOM now TAACOM in Indianapolis. Got out, moved to Fort Myers FL. Last Aug ('09) re-enlisted for active duty and landed in Afghan for a year! State side duty in Fort Carson, CO.
Perry Christian
Perry Christian
Class of 1976
Navy, 6 Years

Naval Nuclear Power Program
Rev John U Miller Sr
Rev John U Miller Sr
Class of 1972
Air Force, 12 Years

Security Police Law Enforcement Patrol Dog Handler Mar 1972 - March 1976
Electronics Radar Technician 30372
richard stonehouse
richard stonehouse
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 2 Years

radioman , near Da Nang Vietnam 1970














radioman Vietnam 1970 1971
Philippines, Okinawa for jungle training, HongKong
for a liberty port or R R
richard stonehouse
richard stonehouse
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 2 Years

radioman , near Da Nang Vietnam 1970














radioman Vietnam 1970 1971
Philippines, Okinawa for jungle training, HongKong
for a liberty port or R R
Robert E. Newland Jr.
Robert E. Newland Jr.
Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted SA 1958 - Retired QMCS (SW) 1989
robert robinson
robert robinson
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 4 Years

served in southern California, and Okinawa, Japan
RON LOWRY
RON LOWRY
Class of 1970
Navy, 5 Years

NAVAL AIR
Ronald Bryant
Ronald Bryant
Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 22 years, retired as a Chief Aviation Electronic Technician in 1980..
Ronald Farnsley
Ronald Farnsley
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

Inflight Comm Tech on the National Airborne Operations Center in support of the JCS and NCA
Steve Powers
Steve Powers
Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted Computer Programmer
Officer - Aircraft Maintenance
Tom Lewis
Tom Lewis
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Vietnam Veteran
Tommy L Lewis
Tommy L Lewis
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 3 Years

God Bless All Our Troops - Semper Fi
victor troutman
victor troutman
Class of 1970
Air Force, 1 Years

i had a medical discharged
Virginia (Ginny Wright) Strickli
Virginia (Ginny Wright) Strickli
Class of 1973
Air Force, 21 Years

Avionics Navigation Systems, MTI, Recruiter, and Personnel
Virginia (Ginny Wright) Stricklin
Virginia (Ginny Wright) Stricklin
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined in 1978, retired in Aug 2000 as an E-7. Worked as an Avionics Navigations Systems Specialist, Military Training Instructor, Air Traffic Controller, AF Recruiter, Personnel Specialist
Virginia L (Wright) Stricklin
Virginia L (Wright) Stricklin
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

Serve from 1978-2000
Wayne Loney
Wayne Loney
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Did 4 in the corps, 2 in the NG, and now serving in the Indiana Guard Reserve from 2005 to present.
William L Norris
William L Norris
Class of 1957
Marine Corps, 7 Years

Semper Fi. 75 AAA / Radio Communications. 1958 /1965

Classmates Spotlight

Ben Davis High School Classmates

Molly Galovic
Class of '03

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School News

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Our Ben Davis High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Ben Davis High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Indianapolis are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!